Pioneer and Endicott Buildings

The Pioneer and Endicott Buildings are two office buildings located in downtown Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States. The 1890-built Endicott building forms an L-shape around the 1889-built Pioneer Building. The Endicott building was designed by Cass Gilbert and James Knox Taylor; the Pioneer Building was designed by Solon Spencer Beman in the Romanesque style; it was the first building in the United States to have a glass elevator. Connected in the 1940s, they are together listed in the National Register of Historic Places.[2]

Pioneer and Endicott Buildings
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The Pioneer Building flanked by the Endicott Building
Pioneer and Endicott Buildings is located in Minnesota
Pioneer and Endicott Buildings
Pioneer and Endicott Buildings is located in the United States
Pioneer and Endicott Buildings
Location141 4th Street E., Saint Paul, Minnesota
Coordinates44°56′49″N 93°5′24″W / 44.94694°N 93.09000°W / 44.94694; -93.09000Coordinates: 44°56′49″N 93°5′24″W / 44.94694°N 93.09000°W / 44.94694; -93.09000
ArchitectSolon Spencer Beman, Cass Gilbert
Architectural styleRenaissance, Romanesque
NRHP reference #74001038[1]
Added to NRHPJuly 10, 1974


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. January 23, 2007.
  2. ^ Nord, Mary Ann (2003). The National Register of Historic Places in Minnesota. Minnesota Historical Society. ISBN 0-87351-448-3.

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